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SCAPE Attends US Army Corps of Engineers Workshop

Aug 10, 2017

Gena and Pippa attended an Engineering with Nature workshop at the end of July hosted by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Dredge Research Collaborative. The workshop, which took place at the US Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg, Mississippi, was attended by USACE members and several Landscape Architects from around

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SCAPE Team Members Plant Sargassum in Pier 5

Aug 9, 2017

In ongoing ecological restoration efforts, SCAPE joined Bart Chezar last week in planting Sargassum in Sunset Park, Brooklyn’s Pier 5. Sargassum, a type of brown algae historically found in New York Harbor, has the unique ability to grow on hard rocky substrate. The algae was harvested from the Long Island Sound and transported to the

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Architect Magazine Article on the Effects of Cutting TIGER Funding

Aug 4, 2017

With recent threats to TIGER funding proposed by congress, Karrie Jacobs responded with a piece for Architect Magazine discussing the detrimental effects that such budget cuts could have, using SCAPE’s Town Branch Commons project in Lexington, Kentucky as a case study in funding innovation. TIGER, which stands for Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, was launched

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Living Breakwaters Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting

Jun 29, 2017

SCAPE, The Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery, and partners invite the public to attend the seventh Rebuild by Design Living Breakwaters Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting tonight to hear an update and to provide input on the coastal and social resiliency measures planned in and adjacent to Tottenville on Staten Island’s South Shore.

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Town Branch Park Update

Jun 27, 2017

The City of Lexington, in collaboration with the Bluegrass Community Foundation, and the Lexington Downtown Development Authority, has released a new design for Town Branch Park, which will become be the keystone public space of the city, a world class urban park, and a game-changer for Lexingtonians for generations to come.

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